School dismissing early due to inclement weather

Bledsoe County Schools will be dismissing at noon Tuesday, December 10, as the National Weather Service predicts snowfall in the area this evening and hazardous road conditions. The Bledsoe County High School basketball games for this evening have also been cancelled.

Cagle re-elected Pikeville Mayor

Pikeville Mayor Philip “Winki” Cagle was re-elected to his position Saturday, December 7, receiving 219 votes to challenger JoAnn Britt’s 126 votes.  For City Aldermen, the top four vote-getters were incumbents Jane Humble, Dale Wheeler, and Senia Anderson followed by newcomer Jeania Lansing. Challenger Suzanne Schoolfield Sapp did not receive enough votes to be elected.…

Pikeville pushes through weather to welcome Christmas season

Although it snowed on Monday, December 2, the weather hadn’t quite gotten cold enough on Saturday, November 30, for an all-evening downpour to turn into snow in time for the annual Christmas parade and Holiday Farmers Market. Instead, rain jackets and umbrellas dotted the streets as visitors lined up to see welcome the Christmas season…

Vaping on the rise among students

Vaping and e-cigarette use by students is a rising concern for school administrators and the Bledsoe County Board of Education. Director of Schools Jennifer Terry said two students had been hospitalized this year for vaping-related illnesses. Terry added the Friday before Thanksgiving break, 14 Bledsoe County Middle School students were caught with the devices. For…

City Election is this Saturday

The City of Pikeville’s General Election is this Saturday, December 7. City residents and property owners will go to the polls to select a mayor and four aldermen. Voting takes place from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Bledsoe County Courthouse. Early voting began on November 18 and ended on Monday, December 2, with…

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Events

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November
  • 01

    Meatloaf lunch by Wheeler Addition Church of God

    All day
    Nov-01-17

    Wheeler Addition Church of God is selling lunches on Wednesday, November 1 beginning at 11:00 a.m. On the menu is meatloaf, green peas or green beans, butter potatoes, and roll for $7 per plate. Delivery available. Call Diana at (423) 304-2202, Liz at 447-2551 or the church at 447-2075.

  • 02

    Spaghetti supper and market set for November 2

    All day
    Nov-02-17

    A spaghetti supper and Early Bird Christmas Market, hosted by Lee Station Baptist Church and Pikeville Seventh-day Adventist Church is being held November 2 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. The event is being held at 52 Cumberland Avenue in Pikeville. Plates are $5 per person and children 10 and under eat for $3. All proceeds raised benefit The House of Hope.

  • 02

    Christian House of Prayer holding yard sale

    All day
    Nov-02-17-Nov-04-17

    A huge inside yard sale at Christian House of Prayer is Thursday through Saturday, November 2-4, beginning at 8:00 a.m. each day. The church is located past the ball park in Pikeville. Lots of new items, what-nots, canning jars, pictures, kitchen items, coolers, furniture and more. For more info call 447-2962.

  • 02

    Meeting for American Legion Post 66 Thursday

    All day
    Nov-02-17

    The American Legion Post 66 is meeting on Thursday, November 2 at 6:00 p.m. at the Veterans Club in Pikeville. All veterans are encouraged to attend.

  • 03

    Free workshop on firewood business

    All day
    Nov-03-17

    The Nature Conservancy, in partnership with TN State Parks, TN Division of Forestry, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other partners, is offering a free November 3 workshop showing people how to run their own businesses providing pest-free, heat-treated firewood. This is to meet a growing demand because of firewood restrictions at state parks and federal parks in Tennessee. It’s a story about the intersection of small business & environmental conservation. This free public workshop will be held Friday, November 3, 9:30 a.m. at Cumberland Mountain State Park in Crossville. B42S43